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Find Youth / Teens Therapists & Counselors in DeKalb, IL.

 

In this day and age, it can be difficult for youth and teens to navigate school obligations, social interactions, family issues, and more. Some children even suffer from undiagnosed mental illnesses that make everyday life a challenge. Without adequate support, youth and teens may struggle immensely with their mental and emotional health and live miserable lives.

That’s where teen and youth counseling/therapy can help. Whether you are located in downtown DeKalb, the suburbs of DeKalb, other nearby places such as Aurora, Rockford, or anywhere else in Illinois, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs Your Child Can Use Youth/Teen Therapy

It can be challenging to determine whether you should seek professional help for your child. Youth and teens may need counseling for the following reasons:

  • They isolate themselves from their friends.
  • Their school grades are slipping.
  • They make reckless decisions.
  • They often seem sad or worried.

If a child exhibits any of the above signs, consider speaking with a therapist about teen or youth counseling. If you are curious to learn more about how you can help your child, read licensed therapist Stephanie Olarte’s tips about teen/youth therapy and how parents can get involved.

Your Child Deserves to Feel Better: Explore Youth/Teen Counseling Today!

Youth and teen counseling enables a therapist to identify your child's issues and create a customized plan to address them so your child can flourish and be happy. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified youth therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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Katherine Hayes
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I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.


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Together, we will:

I combine my background in education and clinical work to create a holistic and interpersonal approach for each client. I believe in the power of therapy in helping clients achieve their goals and live their best, most authentic life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I help children, teens , and adults explore their emotions in a safe space, free of judgement or pressure. By embracing each client's own unique story and strengths, I am able to help them find adaptive coping skills that allow them to flourish.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Childhood Issues
  • Depression
  • gender exploration
  • Peer Relationships
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Dr. Vinita Menon
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help you feel calmer, more confident, and find ways to improve the relationships that are most important to you. Together we will develop a manageable plan to learn new tools and get unstuck.


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Together, we will:

help you feel calmer, more confident, and find ways to improve the relationships that are most important to you. Together we will develop a manageable plan to learn new tools and get unstuck.

Something to know about my approach is:

We'll work at your pace. My approach is tailored to your needs and we can discuss topics like social anxiety, stress management, and learning coping strategies. Let’s work to improve your confidence and relieve your stress and frustrations.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Related Challenges
  • College Students
  • Depression
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Relationship issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Young Professionals
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Dr.  Vinita Menon remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
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Linda Huber
Together, we will:

Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.


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Together, we will:

Open up pathways for restoring emotional health, building strong relationships, strengthening /enhancing social thinking, and/or compensating for sensory issues. You will find hope for your future and walk confidently knowing that you are not alone.

Something to know about my approach is:

My affirming, eclectic, goal-based approach builds on your strengths by enhancing your personal story. I can help you discover new ways of thinking about your circumstances and lead you to a path of healing, wholeness, and unconditional acceptance.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Christian
  • Depression
  • Educational Advocacy
  • High functioning autism
  • Life Transitions
  • Neurodivergence
  • Parenting Issues
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Psychological/Neurocognitive Evaluations
  • Testing
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Dr. Angela Webb
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We will work together to evaluate where you are at in your life in terms of goals, values, happiness, health, confidence, and awareness of your treatment needs. We will then create a plan that works for you to achieve your best self.


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Together, we will:

We will work together to evaluate where you are at in your life in terms of goals, values, happiness, health, confidence, and awareness of your treatment needs. We will then create a plan that works for you to achieve your best self.

Something to know about my approach is:

My approach is to be passionate and dedicated to creating self-awareness, hope, and clarity for my clients. I meet my clients where they are at and help them get to where they want to be. Every client deserves to live a life worth living!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adoption
  • Adult ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Forensics
  • hearing voices
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Interpersonal Problems
  • Narcissism
  • Psychiatric Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Psychosis
  • Self-Worth
  • Social Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Testing
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Dr. Angela Webb remote and phone therapy in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, Virginia
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Julianna Murphy
Together, we will:

Anxiety, Depression, Life transitions, Self-Esteem, Grief/Loss, School related issues, Peer Relationships/Conflict.


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Together, we will:

Anxiety, Depression, Life transitions, Self-Esteem, Grief/Loss, School related issues, Peer Relationships/Conflict.

Something to know about my approach is:

I am both a licensed professional counselor and art therapist. My own personal story/previous work experience involves working with youth, adolescents and adults of various backgrounds and needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Coping Skills
  • COVID 19 Stress and Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Family Conflict
  • grief
  • School issues
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Julianna Murphy remote and phone therapy in Illinois